UAE lists scores of groups as terrorist group

REUTERS
DUBAI
Published 16.11.2014 23:39
UAE lists scores of groups as terrorist group

The United Arab Emirates has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood and local affiliates as terrorist groups, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday citing a cabinet decree. The Gulf Arab state has also designated Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham as terrorist organizations, along with other Shi'ite militant groups such as the Houthi movement in Yemen. The UAE has designated al-Islah group, which is a local group banned in the UAE for its alleged link to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, as a terrorist group.

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